INFS4240-D Database Management System (Fall 2021)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 1 (08/30/2021 - 12/17/2021)
Days: ONLINE
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Room:
Seats Available: 5 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides the student with an introduction to the theory and practice of applying database technology to the solution of business and other information-related problems. Experience is provided with database design and implementation based on a thorough analysis of requirements and information modeling. A graphical user interface (GUI) approach to design and modeling is emphasized. An introduction to relational database technology is provided, highlighting the use of Structured Query Language (SQL) and report generation. Database terminology and concepts, data structures, and a comparison of the relational database model with other models (hierarchical, network, and object-oriented) is addressed. Course includes hands-on experience with the design of and interaction with a working database management system.

About the Instructor(s)

J. Packy Laverty, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems

Coordinator, Enterprise Systems
Computer and Information Systems

laverty@rmu.edu
412-397-6477 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 310
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